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Pompeo: Trump North Korea tweet was done with 'eyes wide open'

Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera said Japan saw "US-South Korean joint exercises and the US military presence in South Korea as vital to security in East Asia". All of us owe a great deal and should show some gratitude towards Moon Jae-in becaus...

Brexit law faces crucial Commons vote

The House of Commons voted 324 to 298 to defeat an amendment to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill which would have removed her government's power to decide to leave the bloc without any agreement. Anti-Brexit MPs had argued that removing the no-deal outcome w...

USAF captain missing for 35 years found alive in California

He was in charge of highly classified operations involving NATO's command, control and communications surveillance systems, Task & Purpose , a news outlet run by and for veterans, reported. In the wake of those disasters, Los Angeles Times journali...

Trump leaves G7 meet in shambles, calls Trudeau 'dishonest liar'

Kudlow said the United States participated in G7 talks and bilateral talks on Nafta in good faith and that Trump had been "charming". Following Trudeau's statement , Trump tweeted that the USA would not sign on to the summit's official commun...

Ontario Building Trades Council Congratulates Premier-elect Ford: Dillon

Horwath was pressed on the issue Friday and would only say that the decision was Ford's to make. Progressive Conservative leader Doug Ford. Kathleen Wynne , the leader of the Ontario Liberal Party and the first openly gay premier in Canada, w...

Dozens Of Afghan Security Personnel Killed In Taliban Attacks

The Afghan government hopes that the Taliban will respond positively to the demands of the people and clergy in Afghanistan and focus on putting an end to the war in the country, Shah Hossein Mortazavi said. "We particularly support all Afghan-owned ...

Manafort Associate Konstantin Kilimnik Indicted In Mueller Probe

Manafort joined Trump's presidential campaign in March 2016 to help wrangle delegates ahead of the Republican National Convention in OH, something he'd done for former President Gerald Ford. He has pleaded not guilty to the charges. The government wa...

Data seizure from New York Times reporter sets risky precedent

The agents said they were investigating unauthorized leaks. Brad Dayspring, a Politico spokesman, said in a statement: " Ms. Watkins' primary beat during her short time at POLITICO was not the Senate Intelligence Committee, which we had ...

Saudi Arabia begins issuing driving licenses to women

The video, which was taken on Monday in Riyadh, shows an unidentified woman smiling as an officer with the Kingdom's General Directorate of Traffic hands her a Saudi license. Authorities said eight of the detainees had been " temporarily released " u...

May tells Trump that United States tariffs on European Union steel are unjustified

U.S. President Donald Trump . Trump has threatened to raise tariffs on a total of up to $150 billion of Chinese goods. Ross made the brief remarks in front of reporters as he and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, the top economic adviser to Preside...

With tariffs in effect, Europe strikes back

Earlier in March, Trump had announced the said tariffs to be applicable worldwide while exempting Canada , Mexico and the European Union but with his recent move, the three countries will now face the brunt of trade tariffs along with other co...

Trump's trade tariffs 'insulting, unacceptable': Trudeau

Those retaliatory measures won't be official until July, but Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has said the duties are meant to encourage the U.S.to back down. Steel imports from those countries will now be subject to a 25% tariff, and alum...

Police fire on funeral of Kashmir man killed by soldiers

This in the second case in less than a month of a protester being run over by a vehicle belonging to the security forcee. The protester who died on Friday was critically injured after a paramilitary police vehicle hit several men during an anti-I...

'New possibilities' for coalition government

The president approved Conte and a rejiggered Cabinet list Thursday after Paolo Savona was moved from the economy slot to that of the ministry of European affairs. would have to imply a credible pro-European commitment and a commitment to the Italian...

Man, 30, moves out after losing legal battle against parents

CNY Central tracked down a Michael Rotondo from the Albany area who now lives in California, but is the same age as the one in Camillus (who goes by "Mike") and shows up in searches because they're both from Upstate New York. Officers arrived and ...

North Korea Official Is NYC-Bound To Discuss Possible Trump-Kim Talks

A top North Korean official arrived at Beijing's airport on Wednesday on his way to a meeting in NY in hopes of trying to salvage a summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump. A team of USA diplomats was seen going ...

Quiz: How Well Would You Do In The National Spelling Bee?

Karthik and his family lived in Bloomington-Normal from 2006 until late 2016, said family friend Jay Tummala of Normal. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) Aisha Randhawa, 12, from Corona, Calif., reacts to spelling a word correctly in the finals of the Scripps N...

'I'm alive' - Russian journalist faked death to foil assassination plot

Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko says that he was involved in a special operation to prevent the terrorist attacks of Russian special services on the territory of Ukraine a month before his "murder". Mr Babchenko , a former soldier in the C...

U.S. imposes hefty tariffs on steel, aluminium imports from key allies

The European Union is planning retaliatory tariffs on United States steel and food goods in the coming weeks, once it calculates the exact cost to European Union companies of the USA tariffs. And on Thursday , the White House announced the levies ...

Undocumented immigrant who saved toddler is French national hero

A man on the fourth floor was leaning across another balcony struggling to hold on to the child. On his arrival in France in September 2017 after travelling the Mediterranean migrant route, Gassama was given a mattress on the floor in a room occupi...

Kim Yong Chol: Trump tweets about North Korean spy chief visiting NYC

Trump and Kim separately expressed their readiness over the weekend to meet as originally planned, although the USA president had called off the summit on Thursday. While there was speculation that he then boarded a New York-bound China Air flight, ...

North and South Korean leaders hold surprise meeting

President Donald Trump waves while walking away after speaking to the media, as he walks to the Marine One helicopter on Friday. While the president did not detail the nature of the new U.S. That planned summit with North Korea: dead & buried, ...

Northern Ireland under pressure after historic abortion vote

He felt alienated by the campaign: "It's extraordinary the way the campaign focused so much on 'Me, me, me, ' the rights of the mother, and very little mention of the unborn child". Exit polls released on Saturday showed that it was a landslide vic...

US tariff threat hits European automakers' stocks

The Trump administration on Wednesday launched a national security investigation into auto and truck imports that could lead to new us tariffs similar to those imposed on imported steel and aluminum in March. companies doing business there, we ...

Curry says mom scolded him for Game 3 obscenity

The Golden State Warriors guard had looked tentative and lost in Sunday's Game 3 of the National Basketball Association (NBA) Western Conference Finals, just like in the previous two games. Iguodala did not speak to reporters on Monday, and the War...

South Korea downplays Pyongyang's threats to cancel talks

Planned talks between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have also been thrown into doubt. North Korea is obviously aware how much President Trump wants this summit, as Go Myong-Hyun points out. "It could very well be th...

Environmental lawyers in push to stop gas pipeline in Finland

Oudkirk told reporters the US Congress had given the president new authority to impose sanctions against a variety of Russian pipeline projects. "The U.S. He said Germany viewed Nord Stream 2 as primarily a commercial project, but saw the need to con...

Trinamool looks to sweep Bengal Panchayat polls, BJP in second spot

In North 24 Parganas , the ruling party won 32 seats leaving one for the Left and in Hooghly district it won 21 out of 27 seats. According to reports, activists of TMC have allegedly indulged in stamping ballot papers even on results day.

US sanctions Iran central bank governor for terrorist support

He's being named a "specially designated global terrorist". Tuesday's action seeks to cut off what the United States called a "critical" banking network for Iran, and deny that blacklisted access to the global financial system. He has worked with...

Turkey and Israel expel envoys over Gaza violence

Gaza's Hamas-run health ministry said that 60 Palestinians were killed and more than 2,700 were wounded on Monday amid the biggest riots and rallies in a weeks-long campaign of protests against Israel , known collectively as the " March of R...

Malaysia bars scandal-ridden ex-leader from leaving country

Mahathir confirmed that he prevented Najib from departing. He has said Najib will have to face a court if any wrongdoing is found. Najib has denied any wrongdoing and said the money was a donation from the Saudi royal family, which he had since ret...

Taliban launch huge assault on western Afghan city

Attackers overran several security checkpoints in the city, and heavy fighting was under way on Tuesday, provincial official Fared Bakhtawer said. "Government reinforcements have arrived including around 100 commando forces". Inamullah Miakhial, a ...

Jerusalem Soccer Club Embraces Trump Name Eschewed by Others

But Netanyahu insisted the embassy move is "the right thing to do" and ordered other countries to follow suit. Abbas, who for years had banked on the U.S. "The reason is simple: For over 3,000 years it has been the capital of our people , and on...

K'taka polls: 37% voting recorded till 1.00 pm

Going by the data provided by the Election Commission, there are 70 urban and 154 rural seats in Karnataka. Earlier in the day, BJP Karnataka chief ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa claimed that the party will get more than 150 seats and they ...

Sen. Joe Donnelly to back Trump's Central Intelligence Agency pick

While anti-war groups, civil libertarians, and many journalists were appalled by Haspel's " horrid " hearing performance-the current acting director of the Central Intelligence Agency insisted that she is just a "typical middle-class American" with a...

India's 'super cop' kills himself following cancer battle

Born on June 23, 1963, Mr Roy was serving as Additional Director General of Police and was often called a "fitness freak" and a "supercop" by his friends. Senior colleague MN Singh told NDTV , "He was a very bright officer". Between 2004 and 2007 ...

Emperor meets with Chinese Premier Li in Tokyo

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also welcomed a string of business commitments from China , including a RMB 200 billion ($31.4 billion) investment quota for Japan investors to buy Chinese stocks. "The volume of trade in the China-Japan-South Kore...

No decisions made yet regarding suspected Golden State Killer trial

Offerman was originally from Dyersville and a graduate of Loras College. Authorities also suspect DeAngelo killed Greg Sanchez, 27, and his girlfriend Cheri Domingo, 35, on July 27, 1981, inside a home also near Goleta, where Domingo had been house...

Trump's Drug Pricing Plan Praised, Panned, Parsed

Some of the administration's longer-term priorities include restricting use of rebates, creating incentives for drug makers to lower list prices in Medicare, and investigating tools to address foreign government practices that it said could be harmin...

Iran nuclear deal: Johnson tells Commons he wants pact to continue

In comments before school teachers, Khamenei told Trump: "You can not do a damn thing!" France , Britain and Germany outlined possible new sanctions for Iran as a way to not only keep Trump committed to the deal, but also persuade their European Uni...

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United States ends funding for 'flawed' UN agency that helps Palestinian refugees

The State Department announced Friday that the U.S. "will no longer commit further funding to this irredeemably flawed operation". Pierre Krähenbühl, Commissioner-General of U...

Washington says goodbye to John McCain

Capitol on Friday. The funeral of at Washington's National Cathedral on Saturday , September 1 will be live-streamed through the McCain website , starting at 10am ET (3pm BST...

Hurricane Maria caused an estimated 2,975 deaths, new study shows

Hurricane Maria now stands as one of the deadliest natural disasters in US history - claiming even more lives than Hurricane Katrina - after a new report said the death tol...

Syrian army preparing phased Idlib assault

In an interview Monday night with the Beirut-based Al-Mayadeen television channel, Hatami said the agreement included the rehabilitation of Syria's defence industry and assured...

Prosecutors grant Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg immunity in Cohen probe

But Cohen's place in Trump's political life ended up being peripheral. For Michael Cohen and Donald Trump , it's always been about money and loyalty. It's also the latest sign...

Scott Morrison to be Australian PM as Malcolm Turnbull ousted

Mr Dutton's and Mr Turnbull's camps waged the most chaotic, frenetic and at times farcical leadership struggle that Australian politics has seen in years, closing down Parliament...

Australia has no dedicated minister for cyber security

The City of Sydney councillor said she had a strong record of championing Liberal Party values at a local government level. "I have been preselected, I owe it to the Liberal Pa...

Air Quality Alert Issued For Northeast, Central And Southwest Minnesota

Air quality is expected to get worse as smoke builds up with visibility being affected. Puget Sound-area residents should avoid vacuuming for up to a week as they wait for the w...

Trump Wants Omarosa Arrested Over Her Tell-All New Book 'Unhinged'

He slightly improved upon 2012 Republican nominee Mitt Romney's abysmal numbers, capturing 8 percent of black voters, up from 6 percent. "Yes, Donald Trump is", she declared. G...

Furor over revoked security clearance grows as Trump said to threaten more

Trump told White House reporters on August 17 that it is a "disgrace" for Bruce Ohr to be at the department. "I think that Bruce Ohr is a disgrace, with his wife, Nellie", Trump...

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Interim information minister departs for Vajpayee’s funeral

Interim information minister departs for Vajpayee’s funeral

Serving as prime minister briefly in 1996 then again from 1998 to 2004, Mr Vajpayee was admired even by prominent political foes. "Leader who was respected deeply for his humil...

Trump can not even commemorate Charlottesville correctly

Trump can not even commemorate Charlottesville correctly

Officials declared states of emergency for both the city of Charlottesville and the state of Virginia to help law enforcement mobilise state and local resources for security reas...

Trump Fires Back at Former Staffer Omarosa Manigault

In his opinion, the most obvious reason would be that the White House "had its own suspicions that she was the type of person who might try to secretly record [the meeting], and ...

United States to Launch Space Force in 2020, Pence Says

United States to Launch Space Force in 2020, Pence Says

Pence and the report noted that Congressional action would be required to establish a new military branch, but said the Trump administration would work with Congress to estab...

Baby boy dies after being found in river near Brooklyn Bridge

Baby boy dies after being found in river near Brooklyn Bridge

Sunday . The baby was wearing only diapers. "I called 911. At that point I thought it was a doll", Mr. Campbell told the AP. Officials want to know: How long was the boy in the...